The procedure of decontaminating vehicles and persons in the United States.
United States USA Date:1942 Duration:3 min 17 sec Sound:Yes
A U.S. Army training film about decontamination procedures during a war. A thick coat of contaminated solution is swabbed off with kerosene or gasoline. Then a solution of a non corrosive substance is applied. After it evaporates, the vehicle is washed with soap and water and is left to dry. The vehicle is then covered with a layer of oil. Machine guns and artillery are cleaned in the same way. Clothes and rags used for cleaning are then burned or buried. The land is covered with chlorinate lime. Men shuffle their shoes in the lime mixture. They then remove their shoes and clothes with the help of each other. The clothes are spread in air. They remove their socks and underwear and wash themselves in a stream. Then they wear fresh uniforms.
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